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Telecommunications and Data Communications Systems
- December 2: I forgot to announce that we'll have a short quiz on Friday. I'll drop your lowest quiz grade, so only 3 will be counted out of 4.
- November 13: Some clarification on the
homework. First of all, it's homework 4, but the header says homework 5. Sorry about
Second, do not use Hamming codes for any question other than question #1. I'm
sorry that I gave some of you conflicting information. Thanks to everyone who helped
me catch this oversight.
- November 1: Programming Assignment B is
now due on Monday, November 4th.
- October 21: Apologies for the late notice,
but I'm not feeling well, so there won't be a class today (Monday October 21st).
- October 7: Due to a last-minute
scheduling conflict, there is no class or office hours on Friday,
October 11th. Sorry for the inconvenience. As always, please email
me if you would like to meet.
- September 26: Please note a
correction for Homework 2: use linux.cis.ksu.edu for question 3 instead of
viper.cis.ksu.edu. Apologies for the confusion.
- September 26: Hopefully you all
already heard, but we will have class in Nichols 126 on Friday, October
30th. This is a temporary change, and we will be back in Nichols 236 on
- September 25: Midterm I will be on
Friday, October 4th. We will have an in-class review on Wednesday before
the exam. Note that Programming Assignment A is also due on October 4th (by
- September 24: I've made minor
corrections to Programming Assignment A to correctly refer to the net* examples.
Please check that you're using the right ones – UDP vs. TCP.
- September ??:Some extra Hamming Code
references have been added to the external resources
page and today's lecture slides. The slides are in fact correct, but some extra
explanation is now included as well.
- September 2: Happy Labor Day
everyone! Remember to SSH to the on-campus computers – see http://support.cis.ksu.edu/UserGuide/Facilities
for instructions. Look at "man" pages for system calls and commands you want to
learn. Use "man -a" to get all "versions" of the command, such as the C
programming version and the shell "built-in" version. Remember to look up the
commands on the department Linux machines, since these are the ones we will use
- August 29: A draft schedule with
book chapters, homework, and programming assignments has been posted –
- August 28: The book is indeed
available online from the campus network. Here's the URL: http://proquestcombo.safaribooksonline.com/book/networking/9780123850591/firstchapter
details have been added to the syllabus. An error
(sotra) bounty will be issued for this excellent discovery. Thanks!
- August 22: Hi all, just wanted to
remind you that first day of class is Monday (August 26th). Notice the room
change: we will meet in Nichols 236. Please attend the first lecture
– if there's a waiting list you will lose your spot if you don't come the
first day. Also, I know paper is out of style, but just this once, print out and
bring a copy of the syllabus with you to Monday's
- August 13: Welcome!
We will use mainly this page for announcements, schedule changes, etc. (so check this page
often!). Assignments will be announced here, but your Organizer in K-State Online is your primary source for
assignments and grades. Please see the syllabus page for a class overview and a few other
- June 10: Web page posted.